Periodic text of journals containing articles and essays on various socio-political, scientific, industrial and others. Issues, literary works, illustrations and photographs, as approved in this type of publication has continued rubrication
Publication in a block fastened to the spine of the sheets of printed material set format in the cover or cover, publishing adapted to the specifics of this periodical.
One of the four process colors.
(1) All activities required to prepare a press or other machine to function for a specific printing or bindery job, as compared to production run. Also called setup. (2) Paper used in the makeready process at any stage in production. Makeready paper is part of waste or spoilage.
Order for paper that a mill makes to the customer's specifications, as compared to a mill order or stock order.
Imprinted space around the edge of the printed material.
Instructions written usually on a "dummy."
To prevent light from reaching part of an image, therefore isolating the remaining part. Also called knock out.
Paper or plastic plate used on a duplicating press.
A form of a four-color-process proofing system.
To bind using a comb, coil, ring binder, post or any other technique not requiring gluing, sewing or stitching.
In a photograph or illustration, tones created by dots between 30 percent and 70 percent of coverage, as compared to highlights and shadows.
Phenomenon of droplets of ink being thrown off the roller train. Also called flying ink.
A reproduction of the original printed matter and possibly containing instructions or direction.
Undesirable pattern resulting when halftones and screen tints are made with improperly aligned screens, or when a pattern in a photo, such as a plaid, interfaces with a halftone dot pattern.
Spotty, uneven ink absorption. Also called sinkage. A mottled image may be called mealy.
A specific type of glue used for books binding and personal pads needing strength.
Printing in more than one ink color (but not four-color process). Also called polychrome printing.
Weight of 1,000 sheets of paper in any specific size.